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Royal Society of Tasmania, (1866) Proceedings of the Royal Society for October, 1866. Monthly Notices of Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. pp. 93-95.

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Abstract

The monthly evening meeting of the Society was held on Tuesday, the 9th Octoher, J. Barnard, Esq., in the chair. -The Secretary intimated that he had been requested by Mr. Morton Allport, who was unable to be present, to lay before the meeting the following remarks in reference to an error in his (Mr. Allport's) report on the condition of the salmon ova on their arrival at the Plenty in May last. -The Secretary in calling attention to the section of an Armstrong shell, recently presented to the Museum, observed it might be interesting to the Fellows present to be informed of the views entertained by Sir W. "Wiseman as to the best method of protecting our port against the attack of an enemy. -Dr. Agnew further observed that His Excellency the President was inclined from recent circumstances to think that no defence would be more effective than a steam ram, shot proof from iron plating, and capable of great speed. -

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land, VDL, Hobart Town, natural sciences, proceedings, records
Journal or Publication Title: Monthly Notices of Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Page Range: pp. 93-95
Additional Information: In 1843 the Horticultural and Botanical Society of Van Diemen's Land was founded and became the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science in 1844. In 1855 its name changed to Royal Society of Tasmania for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science. In 1911 the name was shortened to Royal Society of Tasmania.
Date Deposited: 19 Oct 2012 02:31
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:43
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/15250
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